BrahMos - A bright illustration of India-Russia cooperation - Nikolay Patrushev, Russian Security Advisor

BrahMos Aerospace (February 02, 2010)                                                                           Print This News

On 2nd February, 2010 H.E. Mr., Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation along with a high level delegation accompanied by H.E. Mr. Alexander Kadakin Ambassador of the Russian Federation to India visite the BrahMos complex at New Delhi.

Dr. A.S. Pillai CEO & MD, BrahMos Aerospace presented the progress made by the JV in the last 10 years and the possible areas for future collaborations. He highlighted the enormous efforts from the Indian and Russian scientific communities to realise the best system in the world. He thanked the Russian government for the trust bestowed on the Joint Venture. Mr. Patrushev lauded that BrahMos is a remarkable achievement in a short time and is the best way in which India and Russia can cooperate in high-technologically advanced defence & aerospace products.

Mr. Patrushev said that “the JV BrahMos is a bright illustration of successful work of Russian & Indian scientists and designers. It is based on highest trust and respect. I wish great successes in future ventures in further strengthening of Russia-India friendship.”

Mr. Kadakin said that the BrahMos project is a dream made true by the joint efforts of the Russian and Indian scientists and congratulated the pioneers of BrahMos with its magnificent work. Bringing together the best of the brains of the two countries not only brings down the cost but makes the system developed highly advanced and reliable overtaking other countries. BrahMos is on the helm of the world of cruise missiles and is a great tribute to the power of scientific communities of our two nations.

Dr. Pillai said that the high level visit is highly encouraging for the JV to show more results. He said that BrahMos is already inducted in the Indian Navy in number of Ships and also in the Indian Army. He also mentioned that the first ship being built in Kaliningrad has been installed with Vertical launcher and FCS delivered by BrahMos with ITF launch being planned this year itself as per schedule in Baltic sea. We have now 4 versions- Sea to Sea, Sea to Land, Land to Sea and Land to Land already fully developed and operational. The work on the underwater launch and air version development is under progress, he added.

  • "Time has come for BrahMos Aerospace to work on Mark-II version of BRAHMOS so that we will still be the market leader in hypersonic cruise missiles." - Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

  • "The traditional partnership between India & Russia has been tested by the time and time and it is the most important stabilizing factor, not only for the asian region, but for the whole world" - Vladimir Putin

  • "Make in India' should not be limited to production & manufacturing only, it should also involve generation of engineering knowledge in the country." - Mr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra

  • "BrahMos is not only a successful Joint Venture but also a model for cooperation which has immense political value for our two countries" - Mr. Dmitry Rogozin

  • "BrahMos JV is a unique venture which has given substantial guidelines in defence design inputs, engineering inputs, production related culture and ultimately in pushing the technology base forward" - Dr. V G Sekaran

  • "BrahMos JV is most suitable model, which has withstood the test of time and is recommended to be followed for realization of all high end products with our country." - Dr. V K Saraswat

  • "BrahMos is the most successful missile company of the nation and it is this unique blend of young and experienced team members motivated with innovation and utmost dedication that has contibuted to the success of the missile system" - Dr. Avinash Chander